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The Bison Restaurant
The Bison is open Thursdays through Sundays from 5pm.
Children are welcome and reservations are recommended.
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
Seared Beef Tenderloin
celeriac puree, baby squash, bone marrow butter, jus
bone marrow, bacon lardon, gruyere, gremolata, garlic bread
Orange rum sauce, butternut squash, micro greens
Great service. Super tasty food and generous portions
Best spot we have been to in Banff hands down. Fantastic food, drinks, and service.
Glad to see you are open again. We ordered the Bison rib eye and Miso chicken. Once again, it was another fabulous meal!
service was excellent and food was very good. Gnocchi with bison ragu was spectacular but short rib was disappointing. Will be back to try more soon
One of the best dinners we've ever had in Banff or Calgary. Service was excellent, and the kitchen was on top of its game. Even though things are different with Covid protocols, we felt completely safe and enjoyed the dining experience. We're looking forward to going back again this summer.
Amazing a must taste!
Bison is the best!
The server was excellent and the Executive Chef came right to our table and helped us make a wonderful choice on our meal. Very talented Chefs and well run restaurant 😄
My experience was lovely, all patrons at the table were very happy to see The Bison open again!
The bison platter was AMAZING. Short ribs melted off the bone. Vegetables were roasted and still crispy and delicious. Would highly recommend this restaurant.
First time eating at the Bison but it won’t be our last. My wife had the trout and I had the beef tenderloin...both were out of this world fabulous!!
The best farm to table restaurant I have ever been to.
We had a wonderful experience at the Bison. The escargot appetizer was unique (served in bone marrow) and was very tasty. The pear salad was wonderful. We didn't try the bison but the beef tenderloin and the venison were prepared perfectly.
Really truly enjoyed the fine relaxing musician during the Sunday brunch to accompany the delicious bennys and service. Merci beaucoup!
The food was delicious and the open kitchen area was fab, the tasting board was enough for 3 and the Brussels sprout were yummy!! Will definitely visit again
Wow, best Caesar Salad ever, wonderful curried cauliflower, the escargot looked amazing, will try next time. The duck was perfectly charred and cooked, fabulous flavor. The chocolate orange cake was to die for. Will be back!!
Ryan our server explained meal options very well
Articulate though not over the top
Great restaurant but service was a little slow, particularly to start.
Portions weren't very big and the service wasn't the greatest.
We were looking for a 'non-chain' restaurant for a fun dinner out with friends. What an amazing find! The service was fabulous, the food was amazing, and the live jazz music was an added bonus. Wish we had a restaurant like this near my home town.
Fantastic food, had a great time
Amazing food, amazing service. The Brussel sprouts are to die for!! Will definitely be back our next trip to Banff.
We were visiting from Philadelphia Pa. and really enjoyed the restaurant. The food was excellent, service was superb and ambiance was authentic Ski country. The farm to table freshness of all the dishes were noticeable and delicious. We will be back!
Food was great....our server was fantastic...wish I remembered her name
We had a simply wonderful evening at the Bison. We sat at the bar and had incredibly service all evening long. We had the bison and the beef tenderloin. Both were perfectly cooked and accompanied. We'll remember this meal for years to come!
Fabulous evening, food, wine and service was amazing, highly recommend. Not a cheap eat but worth every penny
One of the best steaks I've ever had (ribeye). Will definitely be back.
This place is a MUST when traveling to Banff. We did the Bison sampler platter and everything on it was delicious! The duck pasta was amazing. I would eat here again 100%.
Amazing experience. Brought a large group and every single member of the party had an amazing experience. World class service from Tony and a world class meal.
Amazing food, fantastic, friendly and prompt service. Looking forward to returning to try more menu items.
Great food. Great atmosphere. Great service. Little pricey
This place was amazing. The cocktails were perfect, the elk poutine was incredible and the bison ribeye was so good. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Banff. Make a reservation.
Mind blowing Poutine. Other dishes were also phenomenal. Such good balance and harmony of flavors in each dish. Flawless from starters to desserts. Best place we dined in Banff.
Everything was perfect.
Great farm to table food and excellent service .
Wonderful service and delicious food! Well worth the value
By far one of the best restaurants in Banff! Food, drinks, and atmosphere are outstanding. We had a party of twelve and they were more than accommodating and they even were able to take our party early. I had the beef tenderloin for dinner and it was the best steak I have ever had. It is wonderful to see a restaurant that takes a farm to table approach.
Overall a great restaurant if you’re in Banff. Side note to not order the duck if you’re hungry! It wasn’t nearly enough food for my boyfriend and he ended up eating half of my food just to feel remotely satisfied.
We went for lunch on a Sunday. We were very pleased overall, we have been to the bison restaurant a few times and have never been unhappy. We ordered the huevos rancheros vegan version and the bison chilli and both were excellent. The vegan dish tastes like a real meat dish. Service was excellent. We liked the location in the middle of the Banff townsite. Service from all the staff was great. Great experience we will go again!
We really enjoyed our brunch breakfast! The waitress was friendly. The food was yummy, my husband who loves eggs benny really liked yours! Thank you for helping me with birthday candles on my husband’s food for his birthday!
Our server was amazing so friendly. The food was amazing.. my daughter wasn’t feeling well so the chef made her a soup which was delicious. Thank you
First time there and it was so good. Great experience.
The Bison Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1439 OpenTable diners.
You can book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size.